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Family files lawsuit in police shooting of dog

By Brittney Nadler

November 20, 2013

A lawsuit was filed on Nov. 8 against the City of Champaign and Champaign Police Officer Andre Davis for a case that occurred on Nov. 17, 2012 in which Davis allegedly fatally shot a Champaign family’s almost 6-year-old dog. The dog was a Chocolate Labrador named Dog, owned by Applied Health Sciences office man...

C-U combats arson, fewer cases in 2013

By Brittney Nadler

November 14, 2013

Four arsons have hit Champaign since Aug. 1, although the total number of cases has decreased since last year, said Champaign Fire Marshal John Koller.  “I don’t know that this is anything unusual, necessarily,” he said. “When we have a cluster of a few close together in the same neighborhood, that...